Twin Cities Halloween Events

The pumpkins have been carved, the costumes have been picked out, but do you know what your family’s plan is for this holiday weekend?  If not, check out our list of area Halloween activities:

Zoo Boo: You’re not too late to participate in the family favorite, Zoo Boo, held at the Minnesota Zoo and Conservatory.  The animals may be tucked away, but the zoo is turned into a magical adventure with over 200 costumed characters and several trick-or-treat stations!  Designed for ages 10 and under, Zoo Boo runs this weekend (Friday, October 26 – Sunday, October 27), 4:30 – 7:30PM nightly.  Cost is $6.00 in advance, $7.00 at the door.

Boo-ology:   Looking for an educational, yet scary good time?  This Saturday, October 27 from 1:00 – 4:00PM the Science Museum of Minnesota will be hosting Boo-ology.  Children 12 and under, wearing a costume, will get free admission and will be invited to participate in a variety of spooky Halloween experiments!  Adults and children 13 and older can participate for the cost of regular admission.

World’s Largest Indoor Trick-or-Treat:  Need something to do Halloween night?  Head to Mall of America to participate in the world’s largest indoor trick-or-treat event.  Beginning at 5:30PM with a costume contest, participants will have the opportunity to trick-or-treat throughout the mall.

Pumpkin Festival: The business neighborhood of 50th and France will be hosting its annual Pumpkin Festival this Saturday, October 27 from 10:00AM – 1:00PM.  Take part in trick-or-treating, face painting, games, a costume contest and more.

Gluten Free Halloween: Do you have a gluten free child?  The Celiac Center of MN invites children ages 3 – 12 to their Gluten Free Halloween party Monday, October 29.  Beginning at 6:30PM, the festivities will include crafts, games, and gluten free trick-or-treating.